Tag Archive | Nile

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Marks Milestone, Approaches Completion

From the Atlantic Council BY J. PETER PHAM The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) nearing completion (Atlantic Council/J. Peter Pham) The April 2 anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in 2011 passed largely unremarked amid the cascade of momentous news coming recently from Ethiopia, including several […]

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Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to meet on Monday for Nile dam talks

Reuters Staff ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The leaders of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will meet on Monday in a bid to break a deadlock in negotiations over a hydroelectric dam Addis Ababa is building along its share of the Nile river, two official sources said on Sunday. Sudan’s President Omar Al Bashir is seen at […]

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South Sudan: Thousands risk starvation amid Nile blockade

A picture taken on July 9, 2015 shows boats navigating on Egypt’s Nile river in the capital Cairo. (AFP photo) JUBA: Thousands of civilians in South Sudan’s upper Nile state face starvation after the government blocked aid groups from using the Nile river to deliver relief food, aid agencies have said. The Nile is a […]

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Tripartite meetings on Ethiopian dam start in Cairo

Addis Ababa, 3 July 2015 (WIC) – The meetings of a tripartite national committee kicked off in Cairo Wednesday 1/7/2015 with all its 12 experts from Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia present to probe technical offers made by two international consultancy offices regarding the impact of the Renaissance Dam on the downstream countries. Meetings over three days […]

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International experts analyze impacts of Ethiopian dam

From the Massachusetts Institute of Technology 22 April 2015, by David L. Chandler Map showing the full extent of the Nile with its two main branches, the White Nile, which flows from Lake Victoria, and the larger Blue Nile, which originates in the highlands of Ethiopia. The location of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), […]

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Ethiopia and Egypt to Announce Consultancy to Study Impact of Dam

April 1, 2015–Ahram reports today that the Egyptian and Ethiopian irrigation ministers will announce next week in Addis Ababa the consultant firm that will carry out new water and environmental studies on the 74 billion cubic meter reservoir on the Nile’s largest tributary. Ethiopia’s irrigation Minister has invited his Egyptian counterpart to travel to Addis […]

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